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Trades courses

Get a trade skill under your belt. Whether you are interested in building and construction, hospitality, beauty, home and gardening or even massage, we have a variety of courses to help get you started. We are focused on the delivery of apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, skills recognition and other programs tailored to industry needs. Gain skills to take you further you can study our huge range of short courses, TAFE certificates and diplomas.


Many of our graduates gain employment in the following industries:

  • construction
  • engineering
  • hairdressing
  • hospitality
  • make-up.


Our courses are provided by Victoria University Polytechnic.

Short courses 1 course

1000 hours
City Flinders
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.
When I started at VU English, I couldn't say anything so I studied carefully and hard so at the moment, I've got many international friends and I can speak better than before. That is my first experience of study in my life so I have pride in VU English and their teachers are really good as well.
Jeongun Mun (Korea)

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